Provincial Voting Places
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A spatial representation of voting places used for electoral events. This data can be combined with Provincial Voting Area and Voting Place Assignment Tables and Provincial Electoral District Voting Areas data to illustrate voting area assignments for an electoral event.
Please note that this data is updated on an ongoing basis leading up to electoral events and may not be indicative of the final voting places used in an event. The data can be considered finalised when the date in the STATUS field is contains the value Confirmed.
This dataset is aligned to the Digital Road Atlas 2 road network. The points have been placed proportionally along a road segment based on the segments road range. The buildings have been offset from the road centre-line by 15 meters. Some of the buildings in this dataset have been moved to a building foot print location.
Electoral Geography Division, Elections BC. Converted from Informix/DB2 to ESRI file geodatabase feature class by Elections BC.
|Name||Kevin Pangman (pointOfContact)|
|Name||Glen Beckwith (pointOfContact)|
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|Who can view this dataset?||Public|
|Who can download this dataset?||Public|
|Record Last Modified||2019-09-05|
Object Name: WHSE_HUMAN_CULTURAL_ECONOMIC.EBC_VOTING_PLACES_SP
Short Name: EBC_VOTE_P
Comments: EBC_VOTING_PLACES_SP contains descriptions and geographic positions of the buildings used as voting places in BC Provincial Elections. This is a point dataset.
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|VOTING_PLACE_ID||VTNG_PL_ID||NUMBER||10||VOTING_PLACE_ID is a system generated unique identification number.|
|ADDRESS_STANDARD_ID||ADDRESS_ID||NUMBER||10||ADDRESS_STANDARD_ID is the Elections BC-supplied unique address ID associated with the voting place.|
|STREET_ADDRESS||STRT_ADDR||VARCHAR2||100||STREET_ADDRESS is a textual string which includes unit, building number, street name, street type, direction, e.g., "Unit 1, 234 Main Street W"|
|LOCALITY||LOCALITY||VARCHAR2||50||LOCALITY is the name of the municipality, community, Indian reservation, subdivision, regional district, aboriginal lands, or natural feature where the address is located in, e.g., Saanich|
|BUILDING_ID||BLDG_ID||NUMBER||10||BUILDING_ID is a unique identifier for the voting place building assigned by Elections BC.|
|BUILDING_NAME||BLDG_NAME||VARCHAR2||100||BUILDING_NAME is the name by which the voting place building is known, e.g., Doncaster School|
|ED_NAME||ED_NAME||VARCHAR2||100||ED_NAME is the full electoral district name of the electoral district that this voting place is being used for, e.g., Victoria Swan Lake|
|ED_ABBREVIATION||ED_ABBR||VARCHAR2||3||ED_ABBREVIATION is the electoral district abbreviation of the electoral district that this voting place is being used for, e.g., VTS.|
|EVENT_NAME||EVENT_NM||VARCHAR2||100||EVENT_NAME is the name of the electoral event, e.g.,2017 General Election, 2017 VTB By-election|
|EVENT_DATE_TEXT||EVENT_DT||VARCHAR2||15||EVENT_DATE_TEXT is the date on which the electoral event took place. This is formated as MM/DD/YYYY, e.g., 09/05/2017.|
|VOTING_PLACE_TYPE||VP_TYPE||VARCHAR2||100||VOTING_PLACE_TYPE describes the use of this building as a voting place, e.g., Advance Voting Place, General Voting Place, Advance and General Voting Place.|
|STATUS||STATUS||VARCHAR2||20||STATUS is the state of the usage of the building for the event, i.e., proposed, confirmed, withdrawn|
|STATUS_DATE_TEXT||S_DATE||VARCHAR2||15||STATUS_DATE_TEXT is the date the status was last set, formatted as MM/DD/YYYY , e.g., 02/01/2017.|
|WHEELCHAIR_ACCESSIBLE_IND||WC_ACCS||VARCHAR2||1||WHEELCHAIR_ACCESSIBLE_IND indicates whether the building is wheelchair-accessible, Y/N|
|SHAPE||SHAPE||SDO_GEOMETRY||1||SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.|
|OBJECTID||OBJECTID||NUMBER||38||OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.|
|SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA||BLOB||4000||SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.|